6 considerations when evaluating cell sourcing vendors

Sourcing your starting material from high-quality, healthy donors matters when you are manufacturing an allogeneic cell therapy. Any misstep can mean delays in your allogeneic therapy’s development. That makes your choice of a cell sourcing vendor critically important. Our team has sourced and collected cells for time critical cell therapies from more than 100,000 volunteer…

Scaling cell therapy supply chains during a pandemic

Travel disruptions caused by COVID-19 have meant little more than delayed holidays or missed work meetings for most of us. They’re inconveniences, but hardly life-threatening challenges. But for patients who depend on cell therapies to provide potentially curative treatments, the pandemic’s canceled flights and closed borders have posed a real threat to their wellbeing. In…

Being an NMDP/Be The Match courier during COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, couriers from the National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP)/Be The Match® have been a key link in the cell therapy supply chain. They’ve delivered thousands of time-sensitive therapies to waiting patients around the world. Kelley Steffens became an NMDP/Be The Match courier during COVID-19. Here she shares the story of her first…

5 qualities to seek in your cell therapy supply chain vendor

As your cell or gene therapy operations scale from early-phase clinical trials to larger populations in late-stage trials and commercialization, your supply chain complexity — and risk — increases. Anticipating common setbacks and actively planning for their solution requires a specialized and collaborative approach with your supply chain partner. Keep these key considerations top of…

Depiction of international autologous cell therapy logistics.

Overcoming autologous cell therapy logistics challenges in the age of COVID-19

There is no question the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted cell therapy logistics like never before. Supply chain challenges are no longer the exception, but the norm. So how can companies overcome autologous cell therapy logistics challenges to deliver time-sensitive source material and manufactured therapies on time? It’s not easy in our current environment, but it…